Sculptured horse head, fabulous patina aged and cracked due to exposure to harsh sunlight, remnants of original paint visible, hand carved in teak. Sourced from Jaipur in Rajasthan, these highly decorative Mewar horse heads started life as a matching pair either side of a doorway in a haveli, or merchant’s mansion, circa 1850. Traditionally horse heads were fixed to exterior door posts to ward off evil spirits and offer protection. It has been left in an. Condition and is ready to fit, it has a small fixing bracket attached to the top of the back. 29cm long x 14cm deep x 7cm wide, it weighs 1.00kgs. The item “Antique Vintage Large Indian Wooden Teak Horse Head Sculpture c1850 India Blue” is in sale since Tuesday, January 5, 2021. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Indian”. The seller is “hinckleyantiques” and is located in Hinckley. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Antique: Yes
- Region of Origin: Indian
- Country of Origin: India
- Product: Sculpture
- Age: 1850-1899
- Primary Material: Teak Hardwood
- Original/Repro: Antique Original